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Articles from May 12, 2004

ACLU Board to Seat Teen Who Sued over Drug Testing
Byline: Profile by The Register-Guard Name: Ginelle Weber, 19, Cottage Grove Past claim to fame: At age 15, Weber forfeited her sports career and sued the Oakridge School District for invasion of privacy over its random drug-testing policy for...
Briefly
Byline: The Register-Guard Springfield residents can toss out junk for free SPRINGFIELD - City residents can get rid of everything from tires to propane tanks from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday when the city holds its annual spring cleanup in...
Calendar
Byline: The Register-Guard Dexter TODAY Fire Protection District - 7 p.m., Dexter Fire Hall, 82781 Barbre Road. 937-3045. Eugene TODAY Airport Advisory Committee - 7 a.m., Airport Administration Office, 28855 Lockheed Drive. 682-5430....
Colts Slide into Second with 12-1 Win
Byline: The Register-Guard Whitney Phelps pitched a one-hitter with eight strikeouts and also was 2-for-4 with a two-run triple as the Colts handed host Sheldon a 12-1 Midwestern League prep softball defeat on Tuesday to move into second place ahead...
Entree Notes
Byline: The Register-Guard Lane culinary students to serve Italian buffet Culinary arts and hospitality students at Lane Community College will present "Evening in Italy," their spring term Classical Cuisine Dinner, at 6 p.m. May 27 in the...
Environmental Law Alliance Blossoms
Byline: Susan Palmer The Register-Guard The call for help came in through the electronic ether from Mexico. An environmental lawyer working to update the nation's water protection laws needed to know what other countries were doing. She e-mailed...
Eugene Councilor Rejects Arlie Campaign Donation
Byline: Edward Russo The Register-Guard Here's an odd tale from the campaign trail: A candidate's supporter asks a real estate developer for a donation, and gets it, but then the candidate returns it a couple of weeks later saying it was too much....
Forest Service Again Considers Ban on Gas-Powered Boats at Waldo Lake
Byline: Scott Maben The Register-Guard The U.S. Forest Service is resurrecting a controversial proposal to ban gasoline-powered boats at Waldo Lake, one of the purest bodies of water in the world. The agency moved in 2001 to phase out gas-powered...
For the Record
Byline: The Register-Guard Births SACRED HEART MEDICAL CENTER EUGENE April 22, 2004 Champion - Jessica and Micah Champion, of Eugene, a daughter. Deaths Balazs - Elwanda "Cookie" Balazs, 78, of Eugene, died May 6. No service is...
Getting Ready for the Trials Is a Group Effort
Byline: Ron Bellamy The Register-Guard By and large, Eugene-Springfield athletes training for the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials fall into several specific clubs or coaching groups. Team Eugene. A group of distance runners coached by Matt...
Good Choice for Quarter
Byline: The Register-Guard It took awhile, but the U.S. Mint is catching up to the U.S. Postal Service in exploiting the moneymaking potential of commemorative issues. The 50 state quarters program is in full swing, with Florida's quarter the latest...
Hairston Down to Oregon, Kansas
Byline: Bob Clark The Register-Guard Is it Oregon? Or have the Ducks waited this long only to come up maddeningly, oh so close but nonetheless second in the recruitment of Malik Hairston, the 6-foot-6 senior at Detroit's Renaissance High School?...
Irish Win Streak Reaches 10
Byline: The Register-Guard SPRINGFIELD - Jon Higgins' two-run home run in the fourth inning provided Sheldon with the winning run as the Irish handed Thurston a 5-4 Midwestern League prep baseball defeat on Tuesday. BASEBALL Bryan Hansen pitched...
Junction City Decides on New Administrator
Byline: Karen McCowan The Register-Guard JUNCTION CITY - The City Council has chosen the city administrator of Neodesha, Kan., to assume the same post here. Councilors voted unanimously Tuesday night to offer the position to Joseph Kerby, who...
Nowhere near Smear
Byline: The Register-Guard A British member of Parliament accused his opponents of launching a smear campaign against him in April by alleging that he had taken bribes from Saddam Hussein. Last year, French officials charged the Bush administration...
Obituaries
Byline: The Register-Guard William Boyer A memorial service will be held May 14 for William L. "Bill" Boyer of Eugene, who died May 9 of age-related causes. He was 88. Boyer was born Feb. 3, 1916, in Anthon, Iowa, to Walter and Pearl Clark...
Polski Sparks Sheldon Boys to District Title
Byline: The Register-Guard Sheldon's Chris Polski recorded a two-day total of 146 to win the Midwestern League district boys golf title Tuesday at The Woodlands golf course in Sunriver. The Irish junior, who shot a 70 - the low round of the tournament...
Prep Scoreboard
Byline: The Register-Guard Tuesday's Linescores JUNCTION CITY 10, ELMIRA 0 Elmira ... 000 00 - 0 2 2 Junction City ... 014 32 - 10 12 0 Rice, Thomassen (5) and Long; Deutschman and Nash. Tuesday's Linescores NORTH DOUGLAS 14, UVC...
RV Maker Seeks Funds
Byline: Sherri Buri McDonald The Register-Guard JUNCTION CITY - Country Coach may be planning a big factory expansion, but the recreational vehicle maker is keeping quiet on the details for now. However, the firm has asked for subsidies totalling...
Sometimes Change Is Good
Byline: Anne Williams The Register-Guard For at least some of the students at Eugene's Kelly Middle School, the most tangible change on campus this year has to do with lunch. In an attempt to reduce crowding and ease tensions between the three...
South Prevails in Three-Way Meet
Byline: The Register-Guard Dylan Leeds won both hurdles races and host South Eugene swept the 1,500 and 3,000 on the way to 105 points and a three-way Midwestern League prep boys track and field victory over Churchill and Thurston on Tuesday. ...
Taste TEST
Byline: Jim Boyd The Register-Guard It won't be Kitchen Stadium and they aren't the Food Network's Iron Chefs. However, for the 11 teams competing Monday in the second annual Lane County High School Culinary Competition at Lane Community College,...
Trials and Tribulations
Byline: Ron Bellamy The Register-Guard They don't have to count the days until the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials begin. They know the days, to the minute, and how quickly they're passing. They know the workouts remaining, and the races...
Wetlands Challenge Parkway Planners
Byline: Diane Dietz The Register-Guard Oregon transportation officials are scrambling behind the scenes to prove that the proposed West Eugene Parkway won't partially dry up wetlands that the federal government spent as much as $6.5 million to buy...
Witness Backs Up Inmate's Report of Beating
Byline: Bill Bishop The Register-Guard The teenager beaten by jail deputies last Friday was sound asleep in a holding cell before a deputy grabbed him by the ankles and dragged him into a hallway, where another deputy kicked him as he attempted...